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How much have we done for ‘the world’s largest humanitarian crisis’?

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 03:25
Hundreds of thousands are sick with cholera in the middle of a civil war Read more...

Recovering a universal bio-ethic

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 03:18
Bioethics, the ethics of life, has bifurcated into medical ethics and environmental ethics. Can we reunite them? Read more...

Dancing with the star: suicide enthusiasts celebrate Nitschke’s 70th birthday

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 03:14
... not long after a triple suicide inspired by Exit International, his organisation Read more...

Newsletter 20170819

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 03:30

China rushes into embryo selection

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 03:14
Very little ethical push-back exists Read more...

Can genetics refute white supremacist theories?

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 02:24
Unfortunately, the answer seems to be No Read more...

Managing the worsening opioid epidemic

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 01:30
Policy analysts are proposing controversial solutions. Read more...

Dutch couple choose euthanasia together

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 01:30
It's an increasingly common practice in the Netherlands, it seems Read more...

Stand-off with Catholic hospitals as euthanasia gains traction in Canada

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 01:27
Pressure is mounting on Catholic Healthcare providers to abandon their opposition to MAiD. Read more...

Pope demands that Belgian Catholic hospitals stop euthanasia

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 01:24
Warning shot across the bow of Catholic dissidents Read more...

Is there a link between suicide and irreligion?

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 01:12
There is much debate about the link between religion and mental health. Read more...

Psychiatry becomes political weapon in US

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 01:09
Democrats may convene an expert panel to profile Trump’s mental health. Read more...

Iceland: nearly 100% of Down syndrome babies terminated

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:21
"Heavy-handed genetic counseling" to blame, says leading local geneticist Read more...

Towards Belmont 2.0

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:25

Has the venerable Belmont Report passed its use-by date?

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 09:45
Art Caplan calls for a complete overhaul Read more...

A Quebec ‘mercy killing’ prompts a rethink on euthanasia law

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 09:40
Calls for legalisation of advance directives for dementia patients Read more...

German interest in racial theories foreshadowed in WWI

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 09:29
The strange adventure of an Aboriginal Australian in a WWI POW camp Read more...

A cool idea for an afterlife

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 09:25
Two bioethicists discuss the morality of 'cryothanasia' Read more...

Scientists one step closer to interspecies organ transplants

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 04:46
A landmark study has reopened the door for xenotransplantation research. Read more...

US Senate passes ‘right to try’ law

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 04:41
Bioethicists are critical of new Right To Try laws. Read more...

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